Commonly Asked Figure Skating Questions  -

How many CD copies of the music should I purchase or burn? 

Burn a minimum of 4 CDs properly titled and stored individually in CD cases:
  • A master that is stored at home and used to produce extra copies if needed in the future.
  • A practice copy that is used at your home rink. Always stored in a CD case, and never stored in the car, especially the trunk or glove compartment.
  • Two competitions copies never used for practice sessions. Prior to leaving for a competition both copies should be tested on other equipment to insure they work properly.  Hand carry from plane or car to rink, hotel, and/or restaurant to prevent heat damage.  Have two individuals carry copies to provide insurance that your music arrives safely with you.
Submitted by Claude Sweet
USFS Gold MITF, Free Skating, Pair, and International Dance test judge; Intermediate Figure judge.

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